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Missouri Opens Session To Consider Impeachment Of Governor

Missouri Opens Session To Consider Impeachment Of Governor

By DAVID A. LIEB , Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers opened a historic special session Friday to consider whether to impeach Gov. Eric Greitens for a variety of allegations ranging from sexual misconduct to misuse of a veterans’ charity donor list for his political campaign. It marked the first time Missouri…

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Governor Greitens Won’t Be Charged For Finance Report On Donor List

Governor Greitens Won’t Be Charged For Finance Report On Donor List

By DAVID A. LIEB , Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri prosecutor said Friday that he won’t be filing any charges against Gov. Eric Greitens for the way his campaign reported the receipt of a charity donor list used for political fundraising. The decision by Cole County Prosecutor Mark Richardson marked a…

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Elderly Man Rescued From Burning North County Home

Elderly Man Rescued From Burning North County Home

Riverview, MO (KTRS)  An elderly man is hospitalized after being rescued overnight from his burning north county home. Firefighters were called to the fire at a home on Longridge Drive in Riverview at just after midnight Friday. Authorities say the elderly man was trapped in a back bedroom when firefighters arrived. Two firefighters went in…

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Greitens’ Camp Claims Ex-Aide Took Donor List

Greitens’ Camp Claims Ex-Aide Took Donor List

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A campaign attorney for Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is suggesting a former aide took a donor list of a veterans’ charity and shared it with a political group opposing Greitens. The allegation made Thursday by attorney Catherine Hanaway seeks to turn around allegations that Greitens used a donor list of…

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Illinois To Spend $3M For New Well At Quincy Veteran’s Home

Illinois To Spend $3M For New Well At Quincy Veteran’s Home

QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner says the state will spend about $3 million to help build a new water source in a western Illinois community where Legionnaires’ disease has contributed to the deaths of 13 residents of a state veteran’s home. Rauner said Wednesday Illinois will split the cost with the city of…

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